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English noun: trumpet

1. trumpet (artifact) a brass musical instrument with a brilliant tone; has a narrow tube and a flared bell and is played by means of valves

Synonymscornet, horn, trump

Broader (hypernym)brass, brass instrument

Narrower (hyponym)serpent

English verb: trumpet

1. trumpet (communication) proclaim on, or as if on, a trumpet

SamplesLiberals like to trumpet their opposition to the death penalty.

Pattern of useSomebody ----s something

Broader (hypernym)exclaim, proclaim, promulgate

2. trumpet (creation) play or blow on the trumpet

Pattern of useSomebody ----s

Broader (hypernym)play


Domain categorymusic

3. trumpet (communication) utter in trumpet-like sounds

SamplesElephants are trumpeting.

ExamplesThe birds trumpet in the woods , The woods trumpet with many kinds of birds

Pattern of useSomething ----s

Broader (hypernym)emit, let loose, let out, utter

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